union-budget
Guest Column: Every FM is very cautious or miserly in giving anything to the honest tax payer: Maheshwar Peri?blur=25

CAREERS 360's Maheshwar Peri on how the Budget isn't as conducive to the common man as it is to corporates

Maheshwer Peri Mar 2, 2015 8:12 AM

Union Budget 2015: Broadcasters welcome the move to reduce corporate tax?blur=25

Broadcasters laud FM Arun Jaitley's Budget as positive and holistic. While reduction in corporate tax rate comes as good news, the increase in service tax is somewhat

Collin Furtado Mar 2, 2015 8:11 AM

Guest Column: The Sholay of All Budgets: Mitrajit Bhattacharya?blur=25

It's indeed a budget that even the sharpest critics of the government can't possibly rate lower than 8 out of 10, says Chitralekha Group's Mitrajit Bhattacharya as he scans the essential highlights of the Budget

Mitrajit Bhattacharya Mar 2, 2015 8:09 AM

Union Budget 2015:  GST to be implemented by 2016; estimated GDP to be between 8- 8.5%?blur=25

FM Arun Jaitley reiterated the government's commitment to GST, which he assured would be implemented by April 2016. Corporate tax rate to be reduced from 30% to 25% over a period of 4 years starting next financial year. Investment in infrastructure will go up by Rs 70,000 crore in 2015-16

exchange4media Staff Feb 28, 2015 2:42 PM

Moneycontrol.com to present Budget LIVE with real-time analysis?blur=25

Budget special features include LIVE coverage of FM’s speech and real-time interpretations and reactions from experts

exchange4media Staff Feb 28, 2015 9:16 AM

Union Budget 2015: Easier brand entry, raising advertising standards, cyber budgets need of the hour?blur=25

N. Chandramouli, CEO, TRA, shares his expectations from this year's Budget and expresses insights from three vantage points-the traditional brand, the advertiser, and the new-age internet player

Ankur Singh Feb 27, 2015 8:07 AM

OOH sector welcomes the Budget as positive and balanced?blur=25

Despite the possibility that the sector may be liable to be charged service tax, OOH players are satisfied with tax reforms & investments for infrastructure development

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 18, 2014 8:19 AM

CNBC-TV18 leads Budget Day coverage with 67% market share?blur=25

CNBC-TV18 lead with 67 per cent relative share followed by ET NOW with 22 per cent, NDTV Profit was at No. 3 with 11 per cent and Bloomberg TV had 1 per cent viewership

exchange4media Staff Jul 18, 2014 8:10 AM

Guest Column: Radio needs its fair share of parity with other mediums?blur=25

We expect the govt will soon allow at least 26% FDI in the radio industry as private radio operators also want to feel at par with other mediums, says Nisha Narayanan, COO, RED FM

Nisha Narayanan Jul 16, 2014 8:44 AM

Budget 2014: Regional print players cautious on ushering in 'achche din'?blur=25

Print players in the South feel that Modi Govt's maiden Budget falls short on the promise of rolling in the good times, yet they remain optimistic about the Budget spurring economic growth

Deepa Balasubramanian Jul 15, 2014 9:38 AM

Guest Column: The Budget will bring to end the current media crisis: Suresh Srinivasan?blur=25

Economic slowdown has caused a severe stress on customer spends. Media is a derived business and hence, is bound to get impacted. The economy looks to be getting back & stronger growth is envisaged, says the VP (Advt), The Hindu

Suresh Srinivasan Jul 15, 2014 8:19 AM

Budget 2014: Budget will encourage investment & revive the economy: B'casters?blur=25

Major broadcasters feel that the Union Budget will preserve the positive sentiment and put the economy on a growth path. It is also a direction of the Government

Abid Hasan Jul 14, 2014 8:50 AM

Left in the lurch again? Budget disappoints radio players?blur=25

Expectations were high on decisions regarding FDI & tax rationalization, especially in light of the upcoming Phase III auctions; but radio players find there wasn’t much addressing the dire straits of the industry in the Budget

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 14, 2014 8:34 AM

Guest Column: Budget spurs a renewed hope and positivity among marketers?blur=25

While the 'Digital India' programme proposed in the Budget will help bridge the digital divide, service tax on online & mobile advertising is a setback, says Harish Nair, National Digital Strategy Director, GroupM

Harish Nair Jul 14, 2014 8:16 AM

PwC hails budgetary allocations for M&E sector in Union Budget 2014?blur=25

While some sections of the industry are not happy with online & mobile advertising being included under the service tax, PWC sees the pruning of the negative list in order to promote GST as a step in the right direction

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2014 8:52 AM

Industry expects digital costs to go up post levying of service tax?blur=25

Marketers & agencies say that costs will now be passed on to the advertiser, making digital advertising more expensive, while others say that it is a setback for a sector that has been booming over the last couple of years

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 11, 2014 10:39 AM

Print players heave a sigh of relief on exemption from service tax?blur=25

Print players are happy to have been exempted from service tax on sale of space for ads in print media. No imposition of import duty on newsprint is also seen as a positive step for the print industry

Abid Hasan Jul 11, 2014 9:36 AM

Industry expects digital costs to go up post levying of service tax?blur=25

Marketers & agencies say that costs will now be passed on to the advertiser, making digital advertising more expensive, while others say that it is a setback for a sector that has been booming over the last couple of years

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 11, 2014 9:02 AM

EY hails FM's proposal of funds for start-ups in M&E sector & community radio stations?blur=25

Rakesh Jariwala & Ashish Pherwani, Partners, EY share their opinion on start-up funds, introducing service tax on sale of ad space, measures to reduce litigation on various direct and indirect taxes & funds for community radio stations proposed in the Budget

exchange4media Staff Jul 11, 2014 8:46 AM

Guest Column: It is a commendable Budget, grounded in pragmatism: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

Sudhanshu Vats, Chairman, CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment and Group CEO, Viacom18 Media pens down an enthusiastic opinion on the Budget exclusively for exchange4media

Sudhanshu Vats Jul 11, 2014 8:18 AM